banana boat


Definition of banana boat

  1. 1 :  a boat for transporting bananas … Barnes was a … free spirit who, disguised as a male seaman on a banana boat, had run guns for Mexican revolutionaries. — David Roberts, Smithsonian, August 1994

  2. 2 :  a long, narrow, inflatable recreational boat that riders sit astride while being towed by a powerboat When the banana boat arrived out in the bay, almost opposite our house, all its riders fell off. — Sarah Poyntz, Manchester Guardian Weekly, 9 Aug. 1992

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